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Foundation Day!

  President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones, Inc.) gaveled the meeting to order and introduced our own Rotary Rockers, who started off the annual Foundation meeting with a Beatles-oriented bang, performing “With a Little Help From My Friends,” and “Help!”. President Jim thanked Mark Luhdorff (IMD Path) for his Piano ministrations Wine Receptionists Rick Davis and […]

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium….The Travels of Brian Asher

  President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones Inc.) began by thanking Elfrena Foord for greeting us with his musical talents on the piano and to our greeters, Giuliano Kornberg (Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera), Darlene Hailey, and Dave Higdon (California Moving Systems). Thanks also to Ann Solomon (University of Auckland) for reporting on this week’s Rotary Club […]

A Rotary Salute to Our Armed Forces

      President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones Inc.) gaveled the meeting to order and began by thanking members who served during the meeting. Special thanks to Mike Bullington for greeting us with the piano and to our greeters, Christie Holderegger (VOA), Joel Hockman (Pucci’s Pharmacy), and Marcella Cooper (Girl Scouts). Thanks also to Paul […]

Another Century Ride Success!

      President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones, Inc.) brought the meeting to order and began by thanking Elfrena Foord (Foord, Van Bruggen, & Pajak)for her piano recital and our greeters Kathy Herrfeldt (Home Care Assistance), Jerry Haley and Ted White (Sacramento Delta Property Management), Pulse Reporter John Goralka (Goralka Law Firm, PC) Photographer John […]

An Update on Rotary’s Campaign to Fight Polio

  President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones, Inc.) gaveled the meeting to order and began by thanking Mark Luhdorff (IMD Path) and Kerry Wood (Sacramento Region Community Foundation) for their Piano & Flute duets Greeters Dee Hartzog, Steve Heath, Laura Heintz (Stanford Youth Solutions) Pulse Reporter John McIntyre (Mercy Foundation) Photographer John Swentowsky (Swentowsky Photography) Wine […]

If You Think You Can, You Can – A Mountain Climber’s Story

    President Jim Leet(Boutin Jones) called the meeting to order with a big thank you to Elfrena Foord (Foord, Van Bruggen, & Pajak) on the ivories… to Robyn DeLong (Coldwell Banker), Dan Guth (American River Bank) and Sarah Hodge (California State University, Sacramento) for greeting incoming Rotarians, after which they hit the wine reception […]

A Rotary Update on International Affairs

  President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones Inc.) called our meeting to order. Extending a warm Rotary greeting were Norma Farr (Fidelity National Title), and Linda Geery (Gilbert Associates, Inc.) John Swentowsky (Swentowsky Photography) had the members in his sights at all times. Mike Bullington was the wine sponsor, with an assist from Dick Osen and […]

HAPPY FALL!

  President Jim Leet (Boutin Jones) thanked our Greeters, Amanda Nelson, (Albie Aware Cancer Foundation), Julie Sherry, (Watson Companies, Inc.), and Mike Gilligan; Wine Host Steve Johanson (Johanson & Associates), Pianist Mark Luhdorff (IMD Path), Pulse reporter Danielle McGarrity (Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento), and Photographer John Swentowsky (Swentowsky Photography); then introduced Ann Ryan Solomon […]

A Rotary Story  –  When I became a Rotarian

  For years, I was a Rotary freeloader, attending as the guest of my husband, Fred, or my father- in-law Henry. As a newspaper reporter, I wasn’t allowed to join organizations since it might be seen to influence bias in our coverage. So journalists aren’t joiners. Because we are professionally neutral, we only observe, not […]